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would get up and stand still for a moment, to let
the horses see him and to ease the fear of the dogs
in the camp.

The Crows had a log corral for their horses, and
the camp was set up all around it except on one
side, the south; so our fathers made for this side,
and as we lay there we could hear them removing
the logs from a section of that side. When some
of the Crow dogs set up a chorus of barking, two
of our scouts set up a chorus of coyote 'yipping*
to make the Crows believe that the dogs were
barking at these. We heard a baby start crying
in one of the Crow teepees, and it seemed that the
mother put her hand over its mouth. One of our
boys said in a .loud whisper: 'If I had a gun I
would shoot Into that teepee and quiet that little
gopher—bad dog Crow!5 We told him that if he
did not keep his tongue in his mouth we would
tie his hands and feet and leave him there—and
he was quiet after that.

The Indians always tied their favourite saddle-
horses right at the doors of their teepees, so that
they could mount them quickly and be after any
one who disturbed their camp; and also to protect
them In case any one should try to raid their horses.
Our men were very bold that night; for we could
see them sneaking upon these special mounts at
the teepee doors and unloosening them. There
were two fine black-and-grey pintos In front of